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Topic: Technology

When the Digital Revolution Hit Washers

Here’s how your laundry went high-tech

Humans have been washing clothes as long as they’ve worn them, a fact that’s made laundry the oldest, most tedious chore in history. No surprise, then, that forward-thinking entrepreneurs gave…

Bloomberg Beta to Focus on Startups

New fund's launch raises ethics questions

Bloomberg L.P., the parent company of Bloomberg News, has launched a $75 million venture capital fund on Wednesday. The fund, VentureBeat reports, is called Bloomberg Beta and will focus on…

Marketers Need to Embrace Peer-to-Peer Activities

The sharing economy

There’s a group of hardware store employees in the San Francisco Bay Area who embody that sage observation that we humans are not “cisterns made for hoarding—we are channels made…

This Man Protects Marketers From Bogus Websites

Like tracking money launderers

Dan Peak’s company may well be the Seal Team Six in the war against rogue websites. His company, Veri-Site, boasts 10 years of experience hunting down Internet money launderers and…

Your Rich Friends Don't Really Want to See You in Person, Says Report

Text or email, please

They say email can’t replace face-to-face communication. Tell that to the rich, though. People with a household income of $250,000 and up are more likely to use the Web to…

Hispanics Are the Most Digitally Savvy Group

A marketer's dream

There is no doubt the digital media universe continues to shift and evolve with the constant introduction of new platforms and ways for consumers to engage. Marketers looking for a…

House of Cards Star Corey Stoll Doesn't Bother With Cable

Are you surprised?

Specs Who Corey Stoll  Age 37 Accomplishments Starred as Rep. Peter Russo (D-Pa.) on Netflix’s House of Cards; played Ernest Hemingway in Midnight in Paris; appearing in the films Glass Chin and Non-Stop, out…

21st Century Laugh Track: ABC News Unveils Social TV App

Viewers will share instant reactions to programming on Facebook

ABC News announced a new app called Social Soundtracker that will allow users to tap emoticons to instantly convey their feelings about a television program—clap, boo, laugh, gasp and aww—with a…

Men Are More Likely Than Women to Use Mobile Shopping Technology

Gets it done faster

When it comes to mobile shopping, the gender gap is alive and well. Data from the DDB Life Style Study looked at mobile shopping patterns by gender and found that…

How Wired Magazine Changed the Way We Talk About Technology

20th-anniversary issue sneak peek

Imagine a time before smartphones. Before laptops. Before Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and even the mighty Google. A world without Web browsers, when the Internet belonged to universities and going online…

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